As adopted by the Rye Town Park Commission on March 20, 2019. If you would like to watch the recording of that meeting, please click here.
*Please note that Weekdays are Monday - Thursday and Weekend is Friday - Sunday
During our Summer Months, the Park hosts many events for all ages. With thanks to our Local Sponsors we have been able to continue events for years and years, and will continue to do so. *More events to come! If you have questions, or an idea for an event, please Email: email@example.com
Below you will see photos from our 2018 Fall Festival!
IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION
Westchester County EAP Program - (914) 995-6070
NYSHIP Medical Health Insurance - (877) 769-7447
Shelter Point Vision Insurance - (800) 365-4999 or (516) 829-8100
All Concerts are held in the south pavilion, with lots of room for sitting outdoors on the lawn or beach. They start at 7:30 pm and end about 9 pm. Concerts are normally held rain or shine, except in heavy thunderstorms. There are two rain dates scheduled, if needed. Picnicking is welcome starting at 6 pm.
Tuesday, June 18 M62's Band
Tuesday, June 25 Fab Forward
Tuesday, July 2 Scott Wenzel Big Band
Tuesday, July 9 Urban Coyotes
Tuesday, July 16 Billy and the Showmen
Tuesday, July 23 The Derivatives
Tuesday, July 30 Rain date*
Tuesday, Aug 6 Angelo Rubino Band
Tuesday, Aug 13 Rain date*
The staff of the Rye Free Reading Room will be leading young children and their caregivers in a fun and educational series of reading, games and other activities on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 10:15 am, from July 9 through August 27. Each program provides participants very interactive things to do. The programs will be held rain or shine.
Sessions will be held at the South Pavilion. Event is free but normal parking fees apply.
The performances will be held on the lawn at the hill by the north beach entrance and snack bar building.
The family-oriented magic show will start at 7:00pm on Wednesday, July 17 and run about 45 minutes.
The outdoor movie has not been decided yet - stay tuned!
The Shakespeare in the Park , will be held on the lawn by the small pavilion. Lawnchair Theatre company will present performances on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27. Shows start at 6:30 pm and end about 9 pm.
The Mission of the Rye Town Sustainability Committee is to advocate for a more sustainable future through public participation and inter-municipal collaboration. The committee will educate Rye Town residents and develop policies that will assist community members to adopt more sustainable practices. This will reduce the Town of Rye's carbon foot print and protect its natural beauty. Like us on Facebook!
Anthony Baxter, Chairman of the Sustainability Committee
The Town will follow through with the Mission through the following Commitments:
Governor Cuomo's Reforming NYS's Energy Vision
The Town of Rye is a Climate Smart Community!
The Sustainability Committee has undertaken a number of commitments to make our community more green and healthy for residents:
•CSC: Pledged to become a certified Climate Smart Community
•CCS: Developing a Community Climate Action plan
•Energy audits: Conducted energy audits of local government buildings
•LED Lights: Upgrading street lamps on Town properties to LED lighting
•Reusable bottle-filling fountains: To be installed at Crawford Park in the Spring of 2018
•Recycling Bins: Placed recycling and trash bins at Rye Town park and Crawford Park in pairs to encourage proper recycling practices.
•Purchasing Policy: Revising purchasing policies to integrate a variety of social good initiatives: green purchasing; “piggybacking” to limit expensive procurement practices; MWBE utilization; Section 3 (which promotes the use of disadvantaged residents in projects funded by Community Development Block Grant monies; and local purchasing.
•Education: Providing resources to residents via the Town of Rye website and social media to encourage environmentally-responsible behaviors. Please visit our Facebook Page
Curbside Recycling Rules
Villages in the Town of Rye have “dual-stream recycling.” This means paper waste (paper, magazines, newspapers, boxes, etc.) must be placed separate from commingled waste (hard plastic containers, metal cans and foil, glass, and cartons).
Click here to view and download recycling guides in English and Spanish:
Plastic dos and don’ts -- > Westchester County
How Do I Recycle…?
Disposing of some items is tricky. Batteries, printer cartridges, plastic bags, CFL light bulbs, etc., can all be recycled or disposed of safely when you know ho!
Refer to these resources for answers to all your recycling questions:
What about Ewaste and other Hazardous Waste?
Many types of waste cannot be recycled curbside, and it is also illegal to put them in the trash. These hazardous wastes include electronics (TVs, computers, personal electronic devices), automotive fluids, pesticides, swimming pool chemicals, tires, etc. Read the full list here:
Ewaste can be dropped off at the Department of Public Works in Port Chester at:
82 Fox Island Road, Port Chester
M-F 7:30-11:30am and 12:30-3pm
Sat 7:30-11:30am (April 1 – Dec 1)
Ewaste and other Hazardous materials can also be dropped off by appointment at the County recycling facility in Vallhalla, which also accepts expired or unused medications:
15 Woods Road, Vallahalla
Schedule an appointment at www.westchestergov.com/hmrf or call (914) 813-5425
You do everything you can to keep your family and pets healthy, but what about your lawn? Could fertilizers and pesticides be harmful to you, your children and your pets? Come and learn about alternatives to traditional toxic lawn chemicals to make your lawn healthy and beautiful!
Hands-on gardening and composting workshop during which you’ll:
• Learn ways to grow nutritious food at home with the focus on 'healthy soil'.
• Explore composting methods that turn your food waste into 'black gold' for your plants.
• Lessons include worm composting, seed starting and gardening without chemical inputs.
• Suitable for all ages (there will be worms ;-)).
Have you considered buying a hybrid or electric car but want to know more before taking the plunge?
Guest Speaker: Ron Kamen
Ron is the Co-founder of EarthKind, Ron’s passion is clean energy. He brings decades of expertise to developing partnerships between governments, non-profits, businesses, and communities, catalyzing clean energy programs and projects to create a better, more sustainable world.
Thursday, October 11th @ 7pm
Carver Center, 400 Westchester Ave, Port Chester
THE FUTURE IS HERE!
Some Benefits of choosing electric vehicles:
* Greater efficiency and performance
* Easy maintenance – no oil changes ever
* Reduced cost: state and local tax credits/rebates available
* Better for our air and the environment!